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 Frederick William Pavy

Frederick William Pavy

Birth
Wroughton, Swindon Unitary Authority, Wiltshire, England
Death 19 Sep 1911 (aged 82)
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Burial Highgate, London Borough of Camden, Greater London, England
Memorial ID 6598 · View Source
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Medical Pioneer. Born in Wroughton, England, he was a physician noted as the Developer of Pavy's Test for blood sugar level on diabetes patients. His work on physiology and particularly metabolism, communicated the results of his work on sugar formation in the liver to the Royal Society in 1861. His influence as a teacher in the spheres of general approach and experimental methods in the treatment of diabetes, was responsible for many advances in devising more satisfactory and palatable dietaries for the diabetic. He died in London, England, at the age of 82.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 9 Oct 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6598
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Frederick William Pavy (29 May 1829–19 Sep 1911), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6598, citing Highgate Cemetery (West), Highgate, London Borough of Camden, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .